LAKEFRONT FUN ON ALL SPORTS BASS LAKE IN TRAVERSE CITY!!

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Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
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LAKEFRONT FUN ON ALL SPORTS BASS LAKE IN TRAVERSE CITY!!

Traverse City Cottage Rental Photos and Description

Cottage, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)

Enjoy the Northern Michigan water and activities in this beautifully renovated lakefront cottage only ten feet from the water!!

Enjoy the serenity on our private dock and watch the sunrise over the lake with your morning coffee.

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Local waverunner, pontoon and other watercraft rental and free delivery to the cottage is available.

This beautiful Traverse City Cottage has it all!! Three bedrooms, two full baths and direct frontage on all sports sandy bottom Bass Lake. Come enjoy a week or more in the heart of all the Northern Michigan activities and yet only six miles from downtown Traverse City!

Bring your boat or rent one locally and feel free to use our 40 foot dock. Swimming is perfect here with a sandy gentle slope which is perfect for children and enjoy the warm lake water on this inland lake. Many of the locals think this is the best fishing lake in the area. Feel free to use our rowboat and pedalboat as well.

Countless upgrades have been completed on this property. Upgrades include cable TV, 45 inch Plasma in Living Room, TV in Master Suite with DVD & VCR as well. This property is even serviced by ORKIN to avoid those unwanted up north critters.

This is a great location for all Northern Michigan activities and yet very secluded and quiet.

This property is unique as it is less than 10 foot from the waterfront. Watch the kids play on the shore or in the water while you relax on the screened in deck only a few feet away!

3 Bedrooms Include - Large Master with Queen, Second Bedroom with bunk beds and 3rd bedroom with one twin.

Keywords: Close to Sleeping Bear Dunes Voted Most Beautiful Place in America by Good Morning America!

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
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I love dealing with the people that are excited about their vacations like our family is. We love going to Northern Michigan and enjoying the beautiful areas and attractions.

The Owner purchased this cottage in 2003

This is a fantastic location. Up North feeling, but Traverse City is only 6 miles away. Also, great restaurants, golf, malls, etc. within 3 miles.

Interlochen Center for the Arts very close as well with great concerts.

The cottage is unique in that it is very spacious and private on the inside and only 10' from the beautiful water through the screened in porch. This unique benefit has been grandfathered in and could not be re-built this way. It is a great relaxing place to be - on the water without the annoying mosquitoes and sipping your coffee or a cocktail.

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
Contact the owner directly to confirm reservation details and pay with an approved method (credit card, check, or bank transfer), to protect your payment up to $1,000.
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Guarantee the rental meets your expectations
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Property Reviews

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Lakefront Fun on All Sports Bass Lake in Traverse City!!
average rating of 4.642857 based on 16 reviews
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Lakefront Fun on All Sports Bass Lake in Traverse City!!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p38401vb
(248) 887-4589 (Michigan, USA)
Traverse City Northern Michigan
4

Relaxing & peaceful getaway cottage.

Relaxing & peaceful getaway cottage.
  • 4 of 5
  • Submitted: Nov 14, 2013
  • Stayed: Oct 2013
We stayed at this cottage for 2 nights, Jackie the owner was kind enough to tell me that I could arrive as early as I wanted on Friday :-)
The Cottage is exactly as it shows on the pictures,we were there specifically to admire the fall colors and we were not disappointed, we like the fact that it was close to downtown Traverse City, also it was very quiet, we met one of the neighbors and he was very nice and helpful.
The view from the screened deck was nice and calm, enjoyed the sunrise and sunset as well as a peaceful environment.
Fireplace was nice to have, I guess my only negative comment is about the sofa bed, it is kind of old and when I tried extended to sleep on it the funny smell made me close it, and could not be used as a bed.
Overall I would recommend this place, the owners also provided a row boat and paddle boat which was very nice. We wanted it a peaceful getaway weekend and that's exactly what we got, thank you for letting us rent your place.
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
Owner's Response: We are glad that you enjoyed your stay at the Bass Lake Cottage. Regarding the sofa/sleeper, that will be replaced this winter. We hope that you can come back and enjoy the cottage again next year! Thanks for your feedback!
Helpful votes: 1/1
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Lakefront Fun on All Sports Bass Lake in Traverse City!!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p38401vb
(248) 887-4589 (Michigan, USA)
Traverse City Northern Michigan
5

Awesome

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Oct 19, 2013
  • Stayed: Oct 2013
My Brother and I arrived last night for a 3 night stay and we were so happy. The place is charming and the view I awoke to was breath taking. The owners have been great to work with. I came from California so if by chance your wondering Jackie was awesome to work with on holding the cabin for us..so thank you Jackie. And for those who mentioned the pots and pans... They bought a nice set of T fal so I felt special. I have no complaints just praise. You must come vist in the early fall for the colors are spectacular. I came across the country to see them and I'm not disappointed. I met the neighbors and they even offered thier kayak's for my brother and I to use even though there is a rowboat for us. How sweet. So thank you for the use if your place. Renee Cobb. California
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Helpful votes: 1/1
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Lakefront Fun on All Sports Bass Lake in Traverse City!!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p38401vb
(248) 887-4589 (Michigan, USA)
Traverse City Northern Michigan
Fruitport, MI
4

Peaceful Lake but Cottage Needs Updates

  • 4 of 5
  • Submitted: Sep 3, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
Beautiful, quiet setting - loved getting up early to see the beautiful sunrise. The cottage is older and could use some updates. Beds were not comfortable and it could use new kitchen flooring. There was not a kettle big enough to make soup or spaghetti, the no stick fry pans are peeling. It was great to have a washer and dryer and a dishwasher. We had a cold week so the electric fireplace was nice, also. We had a great time but I expected a bit nicer accomodations for the price. The peaceful lake and screened in porch helped me overlook the negatives. Owners seemed kind and helpful.
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children
Owner's Response: We are happy you had a wonderful trip! As for the updates, they are in the works in conjunction with other beautiful updates already made, including the knotty pine hardwood ceilings installed last year as well as the new septic field and all new lighting. Come stay again next year and experience more of the fun you had on the lake in beautiful Traverse City!
Helpful votes: 2/2
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Lakefront Fun on All Sports Bass Lake in Traverse City!!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p38401vb
(248) 887-4589 (Michigan, USA)
Traverse City Northern Michigan
Illinois
5

Great cottage, conveniently located!

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
We had a wonderful time. The cottage was great, the kids had a blast, we caught a lot of fish. It was real easy getting over to Empire to swim on the few warm days. This first time staying outside of TC or the Peninsula gave us an opportunity to enjoy the other great towns in the area and the lovely countryside. Thank you again, Bill.
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
Lakefront Fun on All Sports Bass Lake in Traverse City!!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p38401vb
(248) 887-4589 (Michigan, USA)
Traverse City Northern Michigan
4

Vacation rental

  • 4 of 5
  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
We had a great time in Traverse, the cabin is located just minutes away from town but yet you felt very secluded. The lake is just outside the door and we had fun with the paddle boat and some kayaks that were lent to us. The cabin was very comfortable space wise and clean. I would recommend that the owners update the mattresses and pillows for sure in the master and the room with the bunks, they were not comfortable to sleep on, other than that a great place to stay and would consider it again with some upgrades to the bedding. Coming from Texas I was worried about no AC but the weather was great, window fan in the room with the bunks needs to be replaced, very noisy. All in all with the minor complaints nice place to stay very relaxing and peaceful place to spend a week in Northern Michigan. Owner was very prompt to answer any questions that I had.
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children
Owner's Response: We are glad that you had a wonderful time at the cottage! We will be updating mattress pads and bedding in the coming months of offseason chores! Thanks! Jackie
Helpful votes: 1/1
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Great location. True 'Up North' Cottage setting on beautiful Bass Lake, yet only a ten minute drive to downtown, shopping, wineries, casinos, and the Grand Traverse Bay.

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Availability & Rates

Traverse City Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Minimum Stay
 
Spring
May 3 2014 - May 22 2014
$130
$800
3 nights
 
 
Memorial Weekend
May 23 2014 - May 26 2014
$205
3 nights
 
 
Early Summer
May 27 2014 - Jul 4 2014
$215
$1,445
4 nights
 
 
Cherry Festival Week
Jul 5 2014 - Jul 11 2014
Changeover Day: Saturday
$1,645
7 nights
 
 
Summer
Jul 12 2014 - Sep 5 2014
$215
$1,445
4 nights
 
 
Fall 2014
Sep 6 2014 - Oct 24 2014
$130
$800
3 nights
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250.00
A $250 deposit is required to hold the cottage. The $250 is non refundable if the reservation is cancelled. The full rental price plus tax is due 30 days prior to arrival. The $250 will be refunded after departure and after cleaning and inspection crews clear the property to be free of damage and within terms of contract.
Tax Rate 6.0%
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Amenities

Traverse City Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1250 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Waterfront
  • Lakefront
  • Beachfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking Off Street
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Linens Provided
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Living Room
Kitchen:
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Oven
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Kitchen ...
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Dining
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Bathroom - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 2
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master Bedroom - 1 queen , This is a HUGE master, with plenty of floor room
    Bedroom 2 - 1 bunk bed , One set of bunk beds for two people
    Bedroom 3 - 1 twin/ single
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1), Bunk Beds (1)
Entertainment:
  • Television ...
  • DVD Player
  • CD Player
  • VCR
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Games
  • Books
Outside:
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Boat ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Deck / Patio
  • Balcony
  • Lanai / Gazebo
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Attractions:
  • churches
  • marina
  • playground
  • winery tours
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
  • museums
  • cinemas
  • live theater
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • shopping
  • horseback riding
  • sledding
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
  • shelling
  • miniature golf
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • equestrian events
  • freshwater fishing
  • hunting big game
  • hunting small game
  • pier fishing
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • water tubing
  • golf
  • cross country skiing
  • wind-surfing
  • snowmobiling
  • rafting
  • basketball court
  • tennis
  • hot air ballooning
  • sailing
  • jet skiing
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • parasailing
  • hunting
  • racquetball
  • swimming
  • mountain biking
  • fishing
  • water skiing
  • skiing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • kayaking
Notes:
ORKIN (TM) Service to eliminate bugs, 2 - DVD/VCR Players, Washer & Dryer, No Pets
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